The Axtell Wildcats and Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons wrestling teams were in action on Friday competing in the 16-team Southern Valley Invitational in Stamford.
Axtell led the area teams placing 13th overall scoring 61.5 points followed by the Falcons in 16th position with a score of 16 points. Franklin won the invite team title scoring 160 points followed by Sutherland with 153 and Centura was third with 151.5.
The Wildcats placed three wrestlers led by Hunter Stratman’s second place finish at 195 pounds followed by Braiden Gomez taking fourth at 145 pounds while Tim Blakely captured fifth at 220 pounds.
see December 16 Courier for full story